Together for Maine Daily Briefing and COVID-19 Data Update: 10/26/20

University of Maine System COVID Data by Campus 

6 — Known Case of UMS students or employees in public health agency Isolation

  • 2 UMA: 
  • 0 UMaine:  One individual releases from isolation
  • 3 UMF:  
  • 1 USM:  

There are no known cases at the other University of Maine System universities. 

The above Data reflects ACTIVE known cases identified through the UMS asymptomatic screening and other testing venues.  When an individual is released from an isolation order by a public health agency the active case number shared in the Together for Maine daily update is reduced to reflect that change.  UMS is reporting seven known cases today, one number fewer than the number of cases reported in the 10/25/20 update.


Asymptomatic Screening Update for Fall Safe Return

  • 26,088 Tests Results to Date
  • 26 positives results representing new diagnoses of COVID-19

The Asymptomatic Screening Dashboard at represents known results on all asymptomatic tests going back to July 22, 2020.  About 48 hours passes from the time a test sample is collected and when the results are known.  


UMS News 


30 Days to Go for In-Person Instruction:  The University of Maine System is now two-thirds of the way through the in-person component of the Fall 2020 semester.  There are 30 days to go before the Thanksgiving-break transition to distance instruction.  


Quarantine and Isolation Capacity Remains Strong:  99% of University-administered quarantine space and 97% of University-administered isolation space is currently available statewide.


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